Prices and returns

Class C shares

Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
AMCAP Fund® — C | Growth

Ticker: AMPCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$27.09 -0.01 10.21% Without CDSC 20.22% 16.30% 7.82% 29.66% 18.53% 7.55% 1.51%
  With CDSC 19.22% 16.30% 7.82% 28.66% 18.53% 7.55%  
American Balanced Fund® — C | Balanced

Ticker: BALCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$25.61 0.02 5.91% Without CDSC 10.71% 12.28% 6.29% 16.02% 13.87% 6.32% 1.41%
  With CDSC 9.71% 12.28% 6.29% 15.02% 13.87% 6.32%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.31 0.02 5.46% Without CDSC 10.48% 13.97% ¶¶ N/A 15.59% 15.36% ¶¶ N/A 1.47% / 1.57%
  With CDSC 9.48% 13.97% ¶¶ N/A 14.59% 15.36% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.70 0.06 N/A Without CDSC 14.69% ¶¶ N/A N/A 14.59% ¶¶ N/A N/A 2.22%
  With CDSC 13.69% ¶¶ N/A N/A 13.59% ¶¶ N/A N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$31.86 0.07 6.00% Without CDSC 12.17% 8.19% N/A 17.91% 8.92% N/A 1.73%
  With CDSC 11.17% 8.19% N/A 16.91% 8.92% N/A  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$14.89 0.02 4.79% Without CDSC 14.36% 19.61% ¶¶ N/A 22.10% 21.52% ¶¶ N/A 1.66% / 1.76%
  With CDSC 13.36% 19.61% ¶¶ N/A 21.10% 21.52% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.83 0.02 7.32% Without CDSC 13.51% 16.52% ¶¶ N/A 19.94% 18.13% ¶¶ N/A 1.49% / 1.59%
  With CDSC 12.51% 16.52% ¶¶ N/A 18.94% 18.13% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$15.37 0.02 6.07% Without CDSC 15.68% 20.62% ¶¶ N/A 24.06% 22.83% ¶¶ N/A 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 14.68% 20.62% ¶¶ N/A 23.06% 22.83% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.00 0.02 5.83% Without CDSC 8.67% 10.54% ¶¶ N/A 12.88% 11.74% ¶¶ N/A 1.43% / 1.53%
  With CDSC 7.67% 10.54% ¶¶ N/A 11.88% 11.74% ¶¶ N/A  
American Funds Money Market Fund® — C | Cash-equivalent

Ticker: AFCXX | Prospectus

Price 7-day yields YTD return 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$1.00 0.00% / -0.35% 0.00% Without CDSC 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† 0.43%
  With CDSC -1.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† -1.00% 0.00% 0.00% ††  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.18 0.01 3.70% Without CDSC 2.87% 1.55% ## N/A 3.06% 1.69% ## N/A 1.47%
  With CDSC 1.87% 1.55% ## N/A 2.06% 1.69% ## N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$9.95 0.01 1.40% Without CDSC 0.93% 0.03% ¶¶ N/A 1.35% 0.17% ¶¶ N/A 1.45% / 1.57%
  With CDSC -0.07% 0.03% ¶¶ N/A 0.35% 0.17% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.41 0.00 3.88% Without CDSC 5.92% 9.89% 6.44% 9.70% 11.71% 6.70% 1.48%
  With CDSC 4.92% 9.89% 6.44% 8.70% 11.71% 6.70%  
American Mutual Fund® — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: AMFCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$36.66 0.08 7.14% Without CDSC 12.72% 13.92% 6.87% 20.06% 15.85% 6.98% 1.42%
  With CDSC 11.72% 13.92% 6.87% 19.06% 15.85% 6.98%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.81 0.02 4.28% Without CDSC 3.47% 4.37% 2.97% 4.14% 4.98% 3.09% 1.41%
  With CDSC 2.47% 4.37% 2.97% 3.14% 4.98% 3.09%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Capital Income Builder® — C | Equity-income

Ticker: CIBCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$61.42 0.15 6.92% Without CDSC 10.74% 9.74% 6.66% 16.06% 11.44% 6.84% 1.41%
  With CDSC 9.74% 9.74% 6.66% 15.06% 11.44% 6.84%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$20.71 0.05 4.78% Without CDSC 4.93% 3.71% 4.59% 7.35% 4.58% 4.69% 1.71%
  With CDSC 3.93% 3.71% 4.59% 6.35% 4.58% 4.69%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$47.27 0.09 6.23% Without CDSC 14.81% 11.03% 8.48% 22.45% 13.29% 8.46% 1.60%
  With CDSC 13.81% 11.03% 8.48% 21.45% 13.29% 8.46%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$49.09 0.17 2.25% Without CDSC 13.70% 8.21% 8.05% 20.98% 10.75% 7.94% 1.62%
  With CDSC 12.70% 8.21% 8.05% 19.98% 10.75% 7.94%  
Fundamental Investors® — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: AFICX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$54.65 0.04 6.72% Without CDSC 15.08% 14.23% 8.47% 22.13% 16.33% 8.48% 1.43%
  With CDSC 14.08% 14.23% 8.47% 21.13% 16.33% 8.48%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$44.33 0.01 7.83% Without CDSC 16.95% 14.23% 7.86% 25.61% 16.05% 7.60% 1.50%
  With CDSC 15.95% 14.23% 7.86% 24.61% 16.05% 7.60%  
The Income Fund of America® — C | Equity-income

Ticker: IFACX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$21.69 0.03 7.43% Without CDSC 11.91% 12.33% 6.80% 16.81% 14.14% 6.90% 1.38%
  With CDSC 10.91% 12.33% 6.80% 15.81% 14.14% 6.90%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.56 0.01 1.38% Without CDSC 0.95% 1.92% 2.04% 1.40% 2.18% 2.11% 1.40%
  With CDSC -0.05% 1.92% 2.04% 0.40% 2.18% 2.11%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$35.97 0.12 4.85% Without CDSC 14.26% 9.73% 9.98% 21.66% 12.19% 10.62% 1.74%
  With CDSC 13.26% 9.73% 9.98% 20.66% 12.19% 10.62%  
The Investment Company of America® — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: AICCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$39.93 0.05 10.03% Without CDSC 18.40% 14.09% 6.97% 26.43% 15.85% 6.90% 1.41%
  With CDSC 17.40% 14.09% 6.97% 25.43% 15.85% 6.90%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$37.48 0.00 4.66% Without CDSC 19.32% 16.17% 9.58% 29.24% 18.35% 9.17% 1.63%
  With CDSC 18.32% 16.17% 9.58% 28.24% 18.35% 9.17%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$37.94 0.04 3.69% Without CDSC 12.79% 12.22% 8.61% 20.50% 14.65% 8.36% 1.59%
  With CDSC 11.79% 12.22% 8.61% 19.50% 14.65% 8.36%  
New World Fund® — C | Growth

Ticker: NEWCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$59.40 0.13 4.12% Without CDSC 10.89% 8.43% 10.42% 16.97% 10.67% 10.58% 1.87%
  With CDSC 9.89% 8.43% 10.42% 15.97% 10.67% 10.58%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$9.94 0.00 0.01% Without CDSC -0.19% 0.14% 1.04% 0.11% 0.30% 1.08% 1.45%
  With CDSC -1.19% 0.14% 1.04% -0.89% 0.30% 1.08%  
SMALLCAP World Fund® — C | Growth

Ticker: SCWCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$46.80 0.08 2.88% Without CDSC 10.74% 13.90% 9.24% 21.30% 16.65% 9.09% 1.93%
  With CDSC 9.74% 13.90% 9.24% 20.30% 16.65% 9.09%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.96 0.01 3.65% Without CDSC 2.10% 2.52% 3.15% 2.22% 2.70% 3.25% 1.40%
  With CDSC 1.10% 2.52% 3.15% 1.22% 2.70% 3.25%  
Washington Mutual Investors FundSM — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: WSHCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$41.85 0.05 7.70% Without CDSC 13.94% 15.47% 6.64% 21.49% 17.47% 6.68% 1.39%
  With CDSC 12.94% 15.47% 6.64% 20.49% 17.47% 6.68%  

American Funds Target Date Retirement Series®

Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
August 27, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
July 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$16.04 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 13.92% 11.90% ‡‡ N/A 21.24% 12.65% ‡‡ N/A 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 12.92% 11.90% ‡‡ N/A 20.24% 12.65% ‡‡ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.12 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 13.91% 12.64% 5.14% § 21.28% 14.67% 5.47% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 12.91% 12.64% 5.14% § 20.28% 14.67% 5.47% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.37 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 13.88% 12.65% 5.12% § 21.30% 14.67% 5.47% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 12.88% 12.65% 5.12% § 20.30% 14.67% 5.47% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.37 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 13.91% 12.66% 5.14% § 21.33% 14.69% 5.48% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 12.91% 12.66% 5.14% § 20.33% 14.69% 5.48% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.18 0.01 N/A Without CDSC 13.79% 12.53% 5.08% § 20.89% 14.53% 5.40% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 12.79% 12.53% 5.08% § 19.89% 14.53% 5.40% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.16 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 13.54% 12.48% 5.05% § 20.52% 14.44% 5.38% § 1.57% / 1.67%
  With CDSC 12.54% 12.48% 5.05% § 19.52% 14.44% 5.38% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.63 0.01 N/A Without CDSC 12.71% 11.93% 4.70% § 19.15% 13.79% 5.00% § 1.56% / 1.66%
  With CDSC 11.71% 11.93% 4.70% § 18.15% 13.79% 5.00% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.88 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 11.05% 10.54% 4.11% § 16.18% 12.23% 4.36% § 1.54% / 1.64%
  With CDSC 10.05% 10.54% 4.11% § 15.18% 12.23% 4.36% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.37 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 9.90% 9.62% 3.95% § 14.37% 11.18% 4.18% § 1.52% / 1.62%
  With CDSC 8.90% 9.62% 3.95% § 13.37% 11.18% 4.18% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.73 0.02 N/A Without CDSC 8.77% 9.03% 3.72% § 12.70% 10.51% 3.93% § 1.51% / 1.61%
  With CDSC 7.77% 9.03% 3.72% § 11.70% 10.51% 3.93% §  

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